Technical Writer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

The average pay for a Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia is $53,516 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$35,236 - $72,392
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $53,516
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Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$15.21 - $40.41
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,236 - $72,392  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,904  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,155 - $77,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $40.41  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,904  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,155 - $77,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$57,000

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%
Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 5%
HTML
up arrow 4%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
RoboHelp
up arrow 2%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%
Editing
up arrow 1%
National Average
$57,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 2%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%